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Firefox 7.0.1 issues?

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EDIT: Fix posted below for anyone else experiencing this.

Anyone else experiencing issues with Firefox 7.0.1?

My friend started experiencing internet issues. Basically some websites take forever to load, or completely bog down your internet until you close firefox. After you attempt to connect to one of these websites, all other websites become unavailable. The connecting process never times out either, it will just go on for hours... with normal internet issues it would time out. Closing Firefox fixes this, but going back to those websites results in the same thing. These are not eyebrow raising websites either. The internet works perfectly fine until you reach one of these "troublesome websites".

He's been calling his ISP constantly, they claim nothing is wrong. Now 3 days ago it started happening to me too. I'm on a different ISP, so we started looking at software we both use: NOD32 5.0.93.0 and Firefox 7.0.1

He switched to IE, and it fixed his problems. I don't even have IE installed, but a secondary computer can browse around just fine even with my computer claims there is no internet. We can also browse on Steam perfectly fine when firefox claims it can't connect to websites.

So... anyone else? Seems like there's some issues with Firefox 7.0.1. Downgrading doesn't seem to fix it either, after you upgrade you are "affected" even if you go back to an older version.
Edited by Murlocke - 10/5/11 at 11:48am
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I haven't experienced anything similar to that, but I will continue to look out for it. That, or reinstall Waterfox.
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http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewto...f=38&t=2323823

The fix. Seems like Mozilla jumped the gun on releasing 7.0, this issue is not as rare as I thought.
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